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Big anti-racist demos welcome refugee children into Greek schools

Big anti-racist demos welcome refugee children into Greek schools Big demonstrations welcomed around 500 refugee children to school in the port city of Piraeus, near Athens in Greece, last Tuesday.  

Workers in Greece launch general strike as bosses demand brutal austerity

Workers in Greece launch general strike as bosses demand brutal austerity A general strike in Greece brought the country to a standstill today, Thursday. The strike came in advance of the Greek parliament meeting this Saturday to vote on the conditions of the next bailout.

Greek workers gear up for a general strike

Greek workers gear up for a general strike A general strike of public and private sector workers was set to take place in Greece on Thursday.

Workers across public sector in Greece walk out against Syriza government's austerity

Workers across public sector in Greece walk out against Syriza governments austerity Public sector workers struck across Greece against austerity measures on Thursday of last week.

General strike in Greece can beat the European Union's austerity programme

General strike in Greece can beat the European Unions austerity programme Public sector unions in Greece are gearing up for a new general strike against Syriza’s austerity drive, writes Panos Garganas in Athens

Strike and protests confront Greek Nazis

Strike and protests  confront Greek Nazis Golden Dawn fascists are facing opposition, writes Greek socialist and anti-fascist Giorgos Pittas

Port workers in Greece lead resistance to stop selloffs after new bailout blackmail

31 May 2016
Workers at the Greek port of Piraeus near Athens struck for two days last week against privatisation.

International round up: Protests against Syriza’s new austerity measures in Greece

24 May 2016
Greek MPs narrowly voted for a new round of austerity measures last Sunday to satisfy European Union (EU) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) blackmail.

Strikes hit Greece as Syriza sinks to a new low

10 May 2016
Big strikes show the potential for workers to smash Syriza’s pensions attack, writes Panos Garganas

Greek workers to strike for 48 hours in battle against EU's pension cuts

05 May 2016
Workers across Greece are set to walk out on a 48 hour general strike starting tomorrow, Friday, called at the last minute today. The government has just announced that parliament will vote on a hated attack on pensions on Sunday.

'We must let in child refugees’—Labour's Lord Alf Dubs speaks out

03 May 2016
Tory MPs are coming under increasing pressure over their refusal to let unaccompanied child refugees come to Britain.

European Union and bankers demand more pain in Greece

03 May 2016
The European Union (EU) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) are demanding yet more austerity in Greece.

Tories leave child refugees to rot as protests hit Greek island of Chios

26 April 2016
The government was disgracefully fighting to stop unaccompanied child refugees from being allowed into Britain on Monday of this week.

Refugee speaks out from inside detention camp on Chios in the Greek islands

21 April 2016
More than 7,000 refugees are now locked in detention camps on the Greek islands, following a European Union (EU) deal with Turkey last month. They face prison-like conditions and uncertain futures. But they are also fighting back.

Syrian refugees in Greece speak out - 'We've decided to live like humans'

12 April 2016
Refugees are resisting deportations and state repression in Greece

Anti-fascists stop Nazi Golden Dawn marching against refugees in Greece

12 April 2016
Greek fascist party Golden Dawn called a demonstration at the port of Piraeus near Athens on Friday night of last week.

Cuts provoke a walkout in Greece

12 April 2016
Greece’s creditors were in Athens this week negotiating more austerity.

Anti-fascists plan protest in Greece as Nazi Golden Dawn mobilises against refugees

08 April 2016
Anti-fascists plan to gather in the Greek port of Piraeus tonight, Friday, as the Nazi Golden Dawn prepares to march against refugees.

EU border guards enforce new Turkey deal but refugees resist in Greece

05 April 2016
Deportations from Greece began this week as the Aegean Sea lockdown deepens—you are either for the safe passage of refugees or with EU rulers’ cruel punishment, argues Dave Sewell

EU border clampdown sparks resistance in Greece

30 March 2016
Refugees, volunteers and anti-racists are resisting a clampdown in Greece.

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